Wednesday, 2 May 2012

WOYWW #152 and a Jubilee puzzle

I haven't been 'snooping around' crafty desks for a while so I thought it was time to join WOYWW again :-). If you'd like to find out what it's about hop over to Julia's blog - the Commander in Chief of our blog snoop troop!

I've been busy rearranging some things on the shelves lately and my desk is semi tidy - showing mere beginnings of a crafty activity ;).

But the most exciting thing is these two little gems I spotted in a charity shop the other day. 
Two boxes of jigsaw puzzles - one with HM Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip during the Silver Jubilee and a gorgeous French art deco chic design. 

I am sure one day they will get incorporated into an arty project but not sure what this will be yet. If you have any suggestions - please feel free to share! :-). Oh! And I also have a new radio! The old one is now a decoration - it kept detuning and it was driving me mad ;-D.

In case you haven't yet - make sure to join my super sweet 2nd Blogaversary candy :). Click on the picture below to be magically transported to the candy post.

Happy WOYWW everyone!

Big hugs


Jackie said...

What...another Tidy desk!!!
On the wall on the right in your photo, you have a frame hanging with flowers on the side looks very much like one i saw in either craft stamper of scrap 365...was that you?
Jackie 54

Karen said...

I love the puzzles, what a fab find and I look forward to seeing what you do with them! A fab, creative desk with lots of fun crafty bits to play with :)

Have a fab WOYWW and a lovely week, Hugs, Karen xx #12

CraftygasheadZo said...

What a fab find, I don't even think to look for puzzles, so thanks for sharing that! Love the radio too. Take care & enjoy this week's WOYWW offerings! Zo xx 68

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Thanks Jackie, yes it was me and it was in Scrap365 :))

Queen Of Toys said...

I love jigsaw puzzles, I would make them first just for the challenge, I cant do that in my house as the cats feel like a jigsaw puzzle is their rightful bed. LOL

I love using them for lettering on all sorts of things.

Eliza #19

Sunshine Girl said...

Lovely workspace there - think I have a similar royal jigsaw to yours there. Thanks for sharing - Sunshine Girl No. 29

Anonymous said...

Such a beautiful, tidy craft space.
I have fallen in love with your Art Deco jigsaw, that is divine. I was sure I was around in that era lol.
Have fun, won't you :)

MvM-design said...

Creative desk;-)

Happy WOYWW Wednesday!

Hugs Marleen #25

Ros said...

Looking very neat ... Love your retro radio!

sandysewin said...

Both puzzles are great! I'm sure you'll come up with something way cool to do with them.

I really like the Union Jack box in the post below.

Happy Woyww,

Sandy #150

Caz said...

Another tidy desk.........
Puzzles were a good find - I'd have to do them first before adding them to anything.
Caz #157

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Your working place looks great. Fantastic radio and clock :)

May said...

I'm sure Joanna you will come up with a great idea for those puzzles... Love the radio! Have a happy week, Hugs May x x x#32

Spyder said...

Lovely crafty space you have! I'm in a field on my 3G dongle, zooming around as quickly as I can, while I can! HAPPY WOYWW!
((Lyn)) #47

Maria said...

Gosh, you are tidy Joanna! I do like the art deco jigsaw in particular. I too love your clock and radio, and also the set of drawers at the end of the desk - what fun you could have stamping on them!

Take care

Maria x

Hazel said...

It's good to find bargains in the charity shops - love the jigsaw. You have a very tidy workspace - thanks for sharing - Hazel, WOYWW #10 x

Linda R said...

What a wonderful space to create in. I just love the retro radio.. Hope all is well with you my friend..


Mary C. Nasser said...

Love the radio and clock!
Always fun to see other artists' workspaces!

So nice to meet you through the Etsy Blog Team.
I am your newest blog follower! :)

All the best,
Mixed-Media Map Art

EFI said...

Hello Joanna! Your are good organized!!! I looove puzzles too! Thank you so much for visiting!!!

Lisa M said...

You put down a table cloth, that's a wonderful idea! Your craft area looks amazing organized and ready for full on crafting! As for puzzle piece don't know. I've been looking at some lately in thrift stores and perhaps little pieces would look neat on dominoes? An altered art piece perhaps. :)

505whimsygirl said...

What a nice organized space!! I use a plastic shower curtain on my workspace sometimes. I'm late in getting around this week. Congrats on your blogversary!! Way to go.

I need to go back and read your other posts - that bunting looks great.

Oh, love the puzzles. On pinterest I saw where they made each little puzzle piec a mini work of art then put the puzzle back together. I think I pinned it. I'll look.

#33 (you already visiting me)

dottielottie said...

What a lovely neat and bright workspace,just been admiring your bunting, love it. I like your shelving for your inks and the drawers at the end of your desk. Not sure what you could do with the jigsaws but I love the art deco one and will be back to see what you come up with.
Thanks for popping over to see me.
Lottie x

Anne said...

Hi there love your blog and will be off to follow you and look back through your posts - already seen some lovely work. Your desk is tidy and I like the radio and clock. Thanks for visiting me - sorry so late back have been away for a few days visiting a friend. Ann x

MaggieC said...

you have a very exciting work desk there. Your clock takes me right back to my childhood, when I had a clock with moving pecking chickens. I really loved it. thank you for your visit and kind comments. xx Maggie #93

Darnell J Knauss said...

Love your tidy area, Joanna! The puzzle piece idea is brilliant (after first making the puzzles, of course!). Your radio is totally awesome! Have a great week! Darnell 160

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